On Monday 28th November (10:30am-1pm) Deakin Criminology is holding a public seminar examining the broad theme of Policing, Cyberspace, Surveillance. All are welcome and can attend at Deakin Waterfront Campus (D3.321), Burwood Campus (F2.009) or via VMP (03-5223-9354). Critical discussion will be framed around the following three papers. Read more
We live in a post-Edward Snowden world, in which US tech companies have been accused of complicity in mass surveillance by the US National Security Agency (NSA). One recent allegation is the claim that Yahoo scanned hundreds of millions of emails at the NSA’s request.
We don’t truly know how much or how often this is happening within the companies that host millions of people’s email accounts. Read more
Dr Monique Mann from the School of Justice, Faculty of Law, recently spoke to ABC news radio about the heightened privacy concerns surrounding the 2016 Census.
Dr Mann explained how “Anonymity is impossible, even with the promise of de-identification, because data can be easily re-identified.”
To listen to the full interview, click here.